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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,554
Posted By Daycaremomof2
And before you type your next redundant response:...

And before you type your next redundant response:

Blasting out your real name and where you from and where you live does not make you brave or smart. It is quite stupid, frankly.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,554
Posted By Daycaremomof2
Yes, I am a multifaceted individual, what can I...

Yes, I am a multifaceted individual, what can I say.

Again, I defend myself that I have done nothing wrong, and that I was just trying to gather information. I changed my user name one time, and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,554
Posted By Daycaremomof2
I have no problem doing that, but I will defend...

I have no problem doing that, but I will defend myself each and every time someone attacks me.

I will say nothing more on this thread ever again if none of you do.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,554
Posted By Daycaremomof2
Yet here you are, taking time out of your day to...

Yet here you are, taking time out of your day to respond. Who is really the one needing medication? If you dont want to get lost, I suggest you press the back button on your browser and read another...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,554
Posted By Daycaremomof2
One last thing: Many of my so called...

One last thing:

Many of my so called "controversial" threads have received over a thousand views in a matter of days, and have more than 1 page of responses.

Clearly the people are interested...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,554
Posted By Daycaremomof2
Stop blowing things out of proportion. Grow up....

Stop blowing things out of proportion. Grow up. Get real. This is a daycare forum. I asked daycare questions. I wanted daycare information. Each time you post something you make everything sound...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2012, 05:20 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,554
Posted By Daycaremomof2
I asked questions relating to daycare on this...

I asked questions relating to daycare on this forum.

Who cares if I asked those questions under different names?

They were valid questions. I got good information and answers.

Just because...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-02-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,554
Posted By Daycaremomof2
You have got to be kidding me. Everything was...

You have got to be kidding me. Everything was resolved, and everyone was ready to move on, and you just had to get your last 2 cents in. Very mature.

You are wrong about your assumptions. This...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-02-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,554
Posted By Daycaremomof2
Ok ladies... moving on. Everyone enjoy the...

Ok ladies... moving on.

Everyone enjoy the rest of your evenings, and the upcoming weekend in t-minus 1 day happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-02-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,554
Posted By Daycaremomof2
A very good point indeed. :D

A very good point indeed. :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-02-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,554
Posted By Daycaremomof2
Thank you, much appreciated.

Thank you, much appreciated.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-02-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,554
Posted By Daycaremomof2
I would honestly like to see that forum etiquette...

I would honestly like to see that forum etiquette post. I wonder why the police would be involved? I supposed if you were directly threatening or slandering someone that would make sense.

I don't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-02-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,554
Posted By Daycaremomof2
I wasn't a regular poster and was new to the...

I wasn't a regular poster and was new to the forum so I was unaware of the common forum courtesies. This was my first forum, aside from the ones we did in college. It makes sense, I suppose, but why...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-02-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,554
Posted By Daycaremomof2
Drumroll Please.......

This is mostly for Lil'MissPeeps, since she's dying to know the real identity of the unregistered culprit: It's me :) Well, this is my "lame" sign in name, according to my dh- I changed it to a...
Forum: Daycare Insurance 01-31-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,229
Posted By Daycaremomof2
What year do you have?

What year do you have?
Forum: Daycare Insurance 01-31-2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,229
Posted By Daycaremomof2
Thanks guys! I am going to look into all of...

Thanks guys!

I am going to look into all of these suggestions. I am not really a mini-van type of person, so maybe a nice SUV :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,373
Posted By Daycaremomof2
Simple solution: Put them down for a quick...

Simple solution: Put them down for a quick morning nap when they arrive. If a 3.5 year old can't make it until 12:00 then they need a morning nap; it is in the best interest of the child to let them...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,258
Posted By Daycaremomof2
I get so frustrated too! I hate wasting food, and...

I get so frustrated too! I hate wasting food, and have had parents blame me in the past for not making their kids eat. Ugh.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,686
Posted By Daycaremomof2
I need help with that too. When my daughter was 6...

I need help with that too. When my daughter was 6 months she sat in the swing outside. Once she started crawling she didn't want to be in the swing, she wanted to eat everything, and she would not...
Forum: Daycare Insurance 01-31-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,229
Posted By Daycaremomof2
Vehicle That Holds 6 Car Seats???

I'm sick of being cooped up- it's time to venture out and I'm buying a new car.

But what to buy?

I need something that will fit 6 car seats.

Ideas?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2012, 05:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,241
Posted By Daycaremomof2
She actually said "get a real job" !?! I suppose...

She actually said "get a real job" !?! I suppose caring for HER child was not a "real" job. OMG. Wow. Sounds like she needs to rearrange her priorities and take her "real" job and buy some class.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2012, 04:47 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,950
Posted By Daycaremomof2
She definitely struggled, just no physical signs...

She definitely struggled, just no physical signs of illness, I guess is what I mean. I noticed she was teething yesterday, after wondering for the past week why my child was acting posessed! She...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2012, 04:38 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,950
Posted By Daycaremomof2
My one year old just cut her first molars. She...

My one year old just cut her first molars. She had no diaharrea, fever, or runny nose. These were molars-the big boys of teething!! "Teething" is just an excuse for people to bring their child to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-30-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,304
Posted By Daycaremomof2
I have a 13 month old dcg whose parents put her...

I have a 13 month old dcg whose parents put her to bed at 10pm and get her up at 6am. They are afraid if they put her down earlier she wont sleep all night for them. I gues they don't know that sleep...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-30-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,296
Posted By Daycaremomof2
I have a Wii also, the oldest kids are 3.5 and...

I have a Wii also, the oldest kids are 3.5 and they play a little bit but it doesn't hold their attention much- they prefer the leapster explorer. We use it mostly for Netflix, which they also love....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-30-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,919
Posted By Daycaremomof2
I am extremely picky. I am cultivating a...

I am extremely picky. I am cultivating a relationship with an entire family, allowing them into my home on a daily basis.

When I take a family I meet the child 1-2 times first, and have the parent...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-30-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,823
Posted By Daycaremomof2
I would tell her to please not call you after...

I would tell her to please not call you after (insert time here), and send a written reminder to all the parents, or put it in a monthly newsletter.

Have you tried melatonin for your sleep? It is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-30-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,291
Posted By Daycaremomof2
My policies state that any children with a food...

My policies state that any children with a food allergy must bring their own food, no exceptions.

You don't want to be the one making that 911 call- don't let the mom bully you into it, because I...
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 01-30-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,666
Posted By Daycaremomof2
I had a biter but she only bit her brother so it...

I had a biter but she only bit her brother so it was never an issue with the other parents, and her parents were aware of the problenm bc she did it at home too. Every time she bit I would tell her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-30-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,524
Posted By Daycaremomof2
Wait until he is 3 1/2 and the parents still...

Wait until he is 3 1/2 and the parents still havn't started training, like the little boy I watch... The grossest poops ever!:p
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-30-2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,524
Posted By Daycaremomof2
Sorry :( Blowouts are the worst!!! Could it...

Sorry :( Blowouts are the worst!!!

Could it be a stomach virus? Be careful!! Blech!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-30-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,258
Posted By Daycaremomof2
Since you are pregnant, I would just caution you...

Since you are pregnant, I would just caution you against taking an infant younger than 12 months, as of when your baby is due, especially if you don't have an assistant. Infants require a lot of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-30-2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,114
Posted By Daycaremomof2
I would have to agree. That is too large of a...

I would have to agree. That is too large of a ratio to be caring for a child who will need special attention- any child with any type of condition needs someone who will have their eyes on them every...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-27-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,562
Posted By Daycaremomof2
I just got up and gave my daughter her...

I just got up and gave my daughter her multivitamin for the day...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-27-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,072
Posted By Daycaremomof2
I think the issue is more that the mom text you...

I think the issue is more that the mom text you that morning and kind of wanted you to rearrange a portion of your day with an activity that was not discussed ahead of time.

If it was me, I would...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-27-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,224
Posted By Daycaremomof2
ALM- you said it! My oldest will be in...

ALM- you said it! My oldest will be in kindergarten next year and my youngest is 1, but we are TTC #3 so I am in it for a few more years ;)
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-27-2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 27,200
Posted By Daycaremomof2
Just an FYI: Not all unlicensed daycares are...

Just an FYI: Not all unlicensed daycares are illegal. :rolleyes:

You can fill out a W10 form and give it to your provider to sign. They need to put their ss #, name, and address on it, and you can...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 01-27-2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 358,198
Posted By Daycaremomof2
Not in my state lady- I am operating 100% LEGALLY...

Not in my state lady- I am operating 100% LEGALLY unlicensed. And doing a darn good job at it. Check your facts.
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 01-27-2012, 07:15 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 358,198
Posted By Daycaremomof2
I also have a college degree AND a master's. I am...

I also have a college degree AND a master's. I am a mother, and my own mother used to watch a few children when I was growing up. I even took a few semesters of nursing school, so I know CPR/First...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-27-2012, 07:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,963
Posted By Daycaremomof2
Take it easy and try to keep yourself busy...

Take it easy and try to keep yourself busy (easier said than done, I know)! Your first obligation is to yourself and your baby :)

When I was on bed rest with my last pregnancy I took up knitting...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-27-2012, 06:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,818
Posted By Daycaremomof2
He's 3.5 years old- I agree about cow's Milk...

He's 3.5 years old-

I agree about cow's Milk not necessairly being the best choice for humans in general, and give my own children Almond milk and formerly soy milk, until I read something about...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,261
Posted By Daycaremomof2
Uhhh, kids don't stop breating and turn blue for...

Uhhh, kids don't stop breating and turn blue for no reason. Could that be considered neglect/child endangerment?

I guess the lesson learned would be to call 911 immediately and let them deal with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,818
Posted By Daycaremomof2
How Much Milk Do You Give The Kids?

I offer milk to the children in the mornings, and at lunchtime. I have one boy who wants to drink milk all day long, and he would drink 4-5 glasses or more if he could. I really don't make enough $$...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,344
Posted By Daycaremomof2
I had to dislodge a waffle with my finger the...

I had to dislodge a waffle with my finger the other day when one of my 1 year olds was choking. It scared the crap out of me! I didn't call 911, I don't think it really warranted an emergency call,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,286
Posted By Daycaremomof2
I have a family that does that. I had to ask them...

I have a family that does that. I had to ask them to let me know ahead of time, because I have babies that take some time to get to sleep, and I don't want to start sleep routing and have to do it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,415
Posted By Daycaremomof2
That is so heartbreaking. I hope they find out...

That is so heartbreaking. I hope they find out what is wrong with him. Poor little guy!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,415
Posted By Daycaremomof2
I also find it odd. If that were my child I would...

I also find it odd. If that were my child I would take them to every specialist out there until I found a solution. Clearly there is either a medical or psychological food association issue that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,415
Posted By Daycaremomof2
Aww poor thing! He's probably screaming because...

Aww poor thing! He's probably screaming because he is hungry :(

You said the parents have to fight him to eat- I wonder if food/eating has a negative association for him, after all of the drama...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 754
Posted By Daycaremomof2
As long as the baby is not sick and it is not too...

As long as the baby is not sick and it is not too nasty/cold, I think it would be ok- just bundle up and don't be out for too long, maybe 30 minutes or so. Enjoy! I wish I could take a walk right now!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,625
Posted By Daycaremomof2
My 3 year old loved the LeapFrog Explorer. She...

My 3 year old loved the LeapFrog Explorer. She plays "Mr Pencil Saves Doodleberg" all the time. The other day she drew a bunch of shapes, and when I asked her who taught her how to draw those she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,050
Posted By Daycaremomof2
Talk to the parents first about your concerns,...

Talk to the parents first about your concerns, albeit an uncomfortable conversation for sure! Always work in the best interests of the child, and you need to be the advocate in this situation.

If,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,842
Posted By Daycaremomof2
Amen sister!happyface

Amen sister!happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,649
Posted By Daycaremomof2
Yes- the parents should be helping him more at...

Yes- the parents should be helping him more at home, but that being said, this little guy needs to go to preschool, and I really, really, really like him a lot, so I am going to take this on as a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,775
Posted By Daycaremomof2
Awww hun I am so sorry about your brother! Babies...

Awww hun I am so sorry about your brother! Babies are such miracles! If you really want another, I would think about it for a month or so before TTC, only because of your recent loss. It is a big...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,842
Posted By Daycaremomof2
You are right- her expectations are super high...

You are right- her expectations are super high for herself- looking back to when I first started, I had super high expectations too. I think you really don't know until you do it yourself- she will...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,842
Posted By Daycaremomof2
She will definitely get interviews from that-...

She will definitely get interviews from that- there are lots of parents out there who are looking for a speciaty service, and they will pay for it too.

She will eventually burn out though, and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 958
Posted By Daycaremomof2
I updated my policies at the beginning of the...

I updated my policies at the beginning of the year, and included a letter to parents, explaining the new policy update. I had them all sign that they read and will comply with the policies. I added...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,649
Posted By Daycaremomof2
Do you think eventually he will just pick it up?...

Do you think eventually he will just pick it up? I take him before snack time in the mornings, before lunch, before nap, and after nap and he keeps telling me that "It won come out." LOL

Has...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,953
Posted By Daycaremomof2
If they continue to not respond to your, I would...

If they continue to not respond to your, I would e-mail them a termination letter, followed by a text that says, "Been trying to contact you- please check your e-mail).

Then take a big sigh of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,649
Posted By Daycaremomof2
Help! Need To Potty Train A 4 Year Old

Hi Ladies! I need some help.

I care for a little boy who will be 4 in April. He refuses to try to use the potty at all at my house, and will occasionally use it at his mom. How can I help him use...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,603
Posted By Daycaremomof2
It's always worse when they infect your own kids-...

It's always worse when they infect your own kids- somehow it exacerbates the situation in the first place. I had a child like that: he was part time and a neighbor- THANKFULLY I told the mom ahead of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,232
Posted By Daycaremomof2
"I am really sorry, but it is not fair to the...

"I am really sorry, but it is not fair to the other children and families to expose them to another illness knowlingly, especially since **** just got over whooping cough. a goopy eye could be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2012, 07:54 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,278
Posted By Daycaremomof2
Aaaaaaand.... what exactly is YOUR child doing...

Aaaaaaand.... what exactly is YOUR child doing right this second, as you take the time to criticize people you don't know? All of my "kids" are currently taking turns reading to eachother, and acting...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,953
Posted By Daycaremomof2
Term term term!!! What if that child is...

Term term term!!!

What if that child is naping and stops breathing- if she is already bad mouthing you now, what do you think would happen if something hapened at naptime that you did not see?
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2012, 06:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,363
Posted By Daycaremomof2
CONGRATULATIONS! I can't wait for the day...

CONGRATULATIONS!

I can't wait for the day that my husband gets that big promotion and I can close too :)
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 01-26-2012, 06:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,878
Posted By Daycaremomof2
Sad that she IS ill, I meant to say.

Sad that she IS ill, I meant to say.
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 01-26-2012, 06:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,878
Posted By Daycaremomof2
Follow the contract. That woman cared for your...

Follow the contract. That woman cared for your child for over a year. She deserves it- it is sad that she is not ill, that is something that she cannot help. Do the right thing :)

I would...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2012, 06:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,268
Posted By Daycaremomof2
I had a 10 month old that was like that. He...

I had a 10 month old that was like that. He screamed everyday for a month. (He was only with mom before and sheheld him all day). I ended up terming- he never adjusted. Found out afterwards that she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2012, 06:15 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,224
Posted By Daycaremomof2
That is exactly it- you get to be with your son...

That is exactly it- you get to be with your son :)

When he starts kindergarten, you can always get back out in the job market if you want to (that's my plan anyway), and know that you sacraficed...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2012, 06:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,224
Posted By Daycaremomof2
I was an AVP for a very large worldwide bank...

I was an AVP for a very large worldwide bank before I chose to stay home to care for my own children (actually- didnt have much of a choice, my daughter was the one that wouldn't cut it in daycare)....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2012, 06:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,263
Posted By Daycaremomof2
I don't ever make an issue about it. If I can...

I don't ever make an issue about it. If I can schedule it when the kids are not here- great, but with kids here 12 hours a day, that doesn't happen. i have never had a parent make a big deal about it.
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 01-25-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,541
Posted By Daycaremomof2
What kind of injuries did your son have? At 8...

What kind of injuries did your son have? At 8 months, babies are crawling and pulling themselves up on things- they are very wobbly! My own daughter fell at 8 months (when I say fell- She was sitting...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,970
Posted By Daycaremomof2
I like the positive energy vibe but that was a...

I like the positive energy vibe but that was a little harsh. I feel that way sometimes, and this is a great forum to vest and get other people's points of view. I am super sick of the sick kids...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 965
Posted By Daycaremomof2
I would post on Craigslist and get 4 more kids....

I would post on Craigslist and get 4 more kids. AND I would increase my rates for all of my new families (because you are probably due a raise anyway) ;) (Line up your interviews before you term).
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-24-2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 22,359
Posted By Daycaremomof2
I had a dcb who had croup over the weekend. His...

I had a dcb who had croup over the weekend. His mother had to take him to the ER for breathing problems. He is 3.

Croup can affect everyone differently- while, yes, you can have croup and it won't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-24-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,942
Posted By Daycaremomof2
This brought tears to my eyes- how horribly...

This brought tears to my eyes- how horribly disgusting! I pray that child will find a way to overcome what has happened to her. The woman who did this should rot in prison for a long time.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-23-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,173
Posted By Daycaremomof2
I WOULD NEVER agree to random hours where they...

I WOULD NEVER agree to random hours where they could drop their child off any time. That will mess up your schedule with the other children, and yours. Nothing is worse than not knowing what to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,047
Posted By Daycaremomof2
That was my situation as well- the baby cried...

That was my situation as well- the baby cried non-stop, no matter what I did, and I had a migrane at the end of every single day! His mom took it personally too. Some kids just aren't cut out for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2012, 06:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,629
Posted By Daycaremomof2
I have a diaper Genie for MY own kids, and I...

I have a diaper Genie for MY own kids, and I don't even use it, because the refills are expensive and I go through them too quickly. Yes, it definitely works as far as helping to mask the smell, but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2012, 06:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,047
Posted By Daycaremomof2
I gave a 2 week notice on a friday, and they...

I gave a 2 week notice on a friday, and they never came back (gave them time to find someone else over the weekend). BUT, I only had that child for 2 weeks (the poor child was used to mom only and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2012, 05:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,856
Posted By Daycaremomof2
I had the exact same e-mail from the netherlands....

I had the exact same e-mail from the netherlands. I stopped replying when they asked me for all of that information- too many red flags. What is wrong with people!?!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,219
Posted By Daycaremomof2
I am going to have to amend my policies (again)...

I am going to have to amend my policies (again) to add that. The sick kid I have now is a crawler and everything goes into the mouth, therefore EVERYONE comes into contact with the illness. My oldest...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,710
Posted By Daycaremomof2
I have too many toys for sure! My kids are more...

I have too many toys for sure! My kids are more than happy to play with paper towel rolls, sticks, grass, and sofa cushion pillows, so I dont know why I hang on to so much. I keep the playroom...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,493
Posted By Daycaremomof2
I have one (almost). Their family ALWAYS keeps...

I have one (almost). Their family ALWAYS keeps their sick kids at home, they ALWAYS pay on-time, via bank to bank transaction, so I only have to check to make sure it is there, they are polite,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,297
Posted By Daycaremomof2
DSM-IV Criteria for ADHD

It sounds like he needs behavioral intervention. A 4 year old definitely knows better. I do not like to throw out the ADHD diagnosis because it is overused a lot but sometimes it is a valid...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,219
Posted By Daycaremomof2
I agree- but the parents are refusing to...

I agree- but the parents are refusing to recognize the yellow snot as being problematic.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,618
Posted By Daycaremomof2
I would consider myself a "crunchy momma," but my...

I would consider myself a "crunchy momma," but my house is so clean you can eat off of the floors! I am all about natural products, and organic organic organic (I only feed my kids and dayare kids...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-19-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,073
Posted By Daycaremomof2
Deducting expenses

Can I deduct expenses (ie: food, gas, part of my mortgage and bills, etc) if I use my social security number when filing my income?

i have a EIN, but I just opened up last year and I dont want to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,219
Posted By Daycaremomof2
Angry So Sad! WWYD? - Help me thicken my skin!!!

I am in the same boat! Tuesday, DCM dropped off her son and said he had "a little cough." Of course, throughout the day, he was coughing and sneezing, he wasnt eating much, sleeping a ton, and his...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-18-2012, 06:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,397
Posted By Daycaremomof2
Twins are Difficult

I feel your pain- I had a set of 18 month old twins who constantly hit and bit each-other. Twins are a lot harder to deal with. I was lucky that their parents were on the same page I was and we were...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 12-27-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 80,412
Posted By Daycaremomof2
When I worked outside the home, I got 2 weeks of...

When I worked outside the home, I got 2 weeks of paid vacation, 5 paid sick days, and 5 personal days- all paid. I worked 8 hour days, 40 hours a week, and got a consistent 1 hour lunch break, with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-27-2011, 01:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,385
Posted By Daycaremomof2
I had the same thing happen to me. In fact, the...

I had the same thing happen to me. In fact, the DCB got my infant sick, and I had blow outs from 2 infants for a 3 week period! After I had enough, I put them on the BRAT diet (Bananas, Rice,...
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 10-12-2011, 06:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,600
Posted By Daycaremomof2
Question New To Daycare Forum- Home Provider: Should I term?

Hi everyone!

I am new to the daycare forum, and started an in home daycare in April. I'm sure a lot of what I have to learn is from being a newbie, but I will go ahead and write down a lot of...
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